Authorities in Oklahoma are browsing for quite girl after a postal employee discovered her 5-year-archaic sister on my own and wandering around.
On Tuesday, the Oklahoma Divulge Bureau of Investigation shared Facebook put up that they and the Cyril Police Department are purchasing for Athena Brownfield, 4.
Athena used to be reported lacking earlier Tuesday afternoon.
In a convention-up put up shared Wednesday morning, the OSBI shared more little print, including that “a postal carrier reported finding Athena Brownfield’s five-year-archaic sister near her house.”
“The postal carrier reported the incident to the Cyril Police Department and that used to be when it used to be discovered Athena, 4, used to be lacking,” persevered the OSBI.
Oklahoma Divulge Bureau of Investigation
Of us which would be living or maintain a industry in Cyril, Oklahoma, that will presumably doubtlessly contain doorbell camera footage associated to Athena are entreated to head to the authorities’ search feature at Family Life Church and contact police, the company talked about.
“Additionally, group members are inspired to head looking out their maintain property for Athena. Please enact now not self deploy to head looking out the rest rather then your maintain property,” the bureau added.
In a video briefing posted to Facebook by KOKH Fox 25 News, OSBI Public Files Officer Brook Arbeitman shared an update on the hunt.
She talked about that the unnamed postal employee alerted police after seeing the 5-year-archaic sister, keen that she “wasn’t the keep she used to be imagined to be.”
Cyril police requested OSBI to support with the hunt, Arbeitman talked about.
Asked regarding the ladies’ folks, she talked about that the investigation is “packed with life and outgoing.”
“Stunning now our high priority is finding her and finding out who’s responsible will near next. But we must search out this little girl,” Arbeitman talked about.
As for whether or now not Athena can also very well be in disaster, Arbeitman talked about “there is nothing to show cloak that rather then she’s quite child and she’s lacking. She’s on her maintain in the parts. Is that in disaster? Yeah. But is she a victim of bodily harm? That is but to be determined.”
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She did now not verify reviews that Athena is autistic, nonetheless, she acknowledged that the newborn “has miniature verbal talents.”
Police furthermore carried out a search warrant at the folk’ house, a switch that Arbeitman talked about used to be “customary blueprint” to search out any clues of her whereabouts.
She went on to keep a question to locals to head looking out their properties and any potential abandoned neighboring properties.
“Keep in mind a situation the keep a (child) could presumably slither into and look into these locations and whenever you happen to glance the rest please roar us.”
She saluted Oklahoma Twin carriageway Patrol, citing that they’ve helped in the hunt and looked from a helicopter glimpse. OHP furthermore shared photos of its officers and volunteers purchasing for Athena.
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OHP illustrious in an alert that Athena used to be final seen carrying a pink butterfly sweater and pink pants.
In the video briefing, Arbeitman would now not present little print on the postal carrier’s interplay with Athena’s sister or the keep she used to be discovered.
In its most most unique update, OSBi talked about that “Oklahoma Twin carriageway Patrol (OHP) Emergency Response Crew (ERT) concluded a grid search with local volunteers. Those volunteers were released after browsing the total town, each identified vacant house and local waterways.”
It added, “In the intervening time, the Oklahoma Department of Corrections (ODOC) has search dogs in the residing and the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Unhealthy Drugs (OBNDD) flew their drones over the group. Law enforcement continues conducting interviews and reviewing surveillance videos to be ready to hit upon Athena.”
It acknowledged that the “complete legislation enforcement group” that is “helping with finding Athena appreciates local volunteers, restaurants, church buildings and the total tricks which were phoned in.”
When contacted by PEOPLE, Arbeitman did now not give any extra files on the take a seat up for Athena.